Essentials of Contemporary Management8th Edition
By Gareth Jones and Jennifer George
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• Is written specifically for college sophomores and juniors.
• Provides the most up-to-date account of the changes taking place in business management.
• Focuses on challenges and opportunities facing businesses to bring management issues to life.
• Features Connect Management Application Exercises to help students demonstrate critical-thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving skills in real-world situations.
Part One Management and Managers
One The Management Process Today
Two Values, Attitudes, Emotions, and Culture: The Manager as a Person
Three Managing Ethics and Diversity
Four Managing in the Global Environment
Part Three Planning, Decision Making, and Competitive Advantage
Five Decision Making, Learning, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship
Six Planning, Strategy, and Competitive Advantage
Part Four Organizing and Changes
Seven Designing Organizational Structure
Eight Control, Change, and Entrepreneurship
Part Five Leading Individuals and Groups
Nine MotivationTen Leaders and Leadership
Eleven Effective Team Management
Twelve Building and Managing Human Resources
Part Six Controlling Essential Activities and Processes
Thirteen Effective Communication and IT Management
Fourteen Operations Management: Managing Vital Operations and Processes
Appendix B: Career Development